Australian Federal Football League
(AFFL)


The truly national football league that Australia has never had, starting at the time of Federation in 1901. A fictional competition inspired by the pyramid structure of European football/soccer leagues.
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First Division, 1955 Season
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First Division
(National)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+1QLDWide Bay35
2nd+6NSWSurry Hills34
3rd=Perth34
4th=TASMersey32
5th=VICSouthern Murray30
6th=NSWAlexandria29
7th-6VICMaribyrnong28
8th-1NSWBarrier27
9th=NSWGoulburn & Monaro24
10th+2QLDDarling Downs21
11th-1SASouth-East Districts21
12th+1QLDFortitude20
13thD2NSWIllawarra19
14th+2VICKew19
15th-1QLDNundah16
16th-5VICAbbotsford16
D2SASpencer Ports11
-3TASLaunceston11

Legend:
Pos = Finishing Position ( = First Division Premiers, = Relegated to Second Division for next season), Chg = Position change from previous season.

Second Division, 1955 Season
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Second Division
(South & West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2TASHobart36
2ndD1VICCorangamite36
3rd-1SAHindmarsh33
4th=VICMelbourne Ports31
5th+2Fremantle30
6thD1VICJolimont30
7th+5TASNorth-West Districts29
8th=VICCorio24
9th-4VICGippsland24
10th-4SAYorke22
11thD3VICWestern Districts21
12th+1South-West Districts20
13th-2Wheatbelt18
14th+2Goldfields17
15th=TASDerwent17
16th-2SAMagill14
D3VICBlackburn12
-1SAProspect12

Second Division
(North & East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+8NSWCrows Nest34
2nd+3NSWClarence-Nambucca33
3rd+5QLDWoolloongabba32
4th=NSWCentral & Western Districts32
5th-2NSWRichmond-Tweed31
6th-4NSWMarrickville28
7th=NSWNewcastle26
8th+8NSWWoollahra23
9th+6QLDTownsville23
10th+3NSWWarringah23
11th+3QLDCapricornia21
12th-3NSWRiverina21
13th-7NSWHawkesbury20
14th-2NSWAshfield19
15thD3QLDMount Gravatt18
16th-5NSWStrathfield16
-7NSWBankstown16
D3NSWParramatta15

Legend:
Pos = Finishing Position ( = Promoted to First Division for next season, = Relegated to Third Division for next season), Chg = Position change from previous season.

Third Division, 1955 Season
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Third Division
(West)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+3NTTerritorians35
2nd+6SAAdelaide Ports33
3rd-1VICBendigo31
4th+6Canning29
5th-2SARiverland27
6th-1VICBallarat26
7th-1SAUnley25
8th+9VICWimmera22
9th+4VICGoulburn Valley21
10th-3VICAltona20
11th+5SAEdwardstown19
12th-3VICMallee19
13th-1VICSunshine18
14th--Stirling +17
15th--SAModbury +13
16th-1Nedlands13
17th-3Belmont13
 

Third Division
(South)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+3VICCamberwell40
2nd+5VICMornington38
3rd=VICBalaclava38
4th+2NSWWagga Wagga30
5th-3VICSouth Yarra29
6thD2VICDandenong29
7th+1VICMoorabbin25
8th+8VICLatrobe Valley23
9th+6VICOakleigh22
10th-1VICMalvern22
11th=VICPascoe Vale21
12th+2ACTCanberra19
13th=VICHampton19
14th-4VICNorthcote19
15th-3VICBurnley16
16th-5VICReservoir15
17th--VICWaverley +14
18th-1NSWAlbury11

Third Division
(East)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+4NSWDubbo35
2nd+5NSWBelmore33
3rd+7NSWRyde32
4th+2NSWLiverpool31
5th-3NSWBondi31
6th-3NSWRevesby30
7th+1NSWGlebe26
8th-4NSWBlacktown26
9th+9NSWChatswood23
10th-1NSWRozelle23
11th+1NSWRockdale22
12th+5NSWMaroubra20
13th+1NSWHurstville19
14th-1NSWNarrabeen19
15th-4NSWGranville18
16th-1NSWEmu Plains15
17th-1NSWDulwich Hill13
18th--NSWSutherland +5

Third Division
(North)
Pos Chg Team Pts
+2NSWHunter43
2nd=QLDCairns33
3rd+9NSWBathurst30
4th+5QLDSouthern Districts29
5th+3QLDPetrie26
6thD2QLDFar North Districts26
7th+6QLDWynnum25
8th+3NSWLambton24
9th-5QLDGympie-Nambour23
10th=QLDMackay20
11th-6QLDMaranoa20
12th-6NSWNew England19
13th-6QLDIpswich16
14th+1NSWLake Macquarie15
15th+1NSWPort Macquarie13
16th-2QLDCoot-Tha13
17th=NSWOrange9
 

Legend:
Pos = Finishing Position ( = Promoted to Second Division for next season), Chg = Position change from previous season, + = Debut Season.

League History, 1955 Season
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MOST SUCCESSFUL FIRST DIVISION TEAMS OF ALL TIME
Top Three Finishes
VICAbbotsford 24
NSWAshfield 19
VICKew 16
VICSouth Yarra 15
VICMaribyrnong 11
Perth 11
QLDWide Bay 11
VICJolimont 10
TASHobart 6
NSWCentral & Western Dist. 5

Top Six Finishes
VICAbbotsford 37
NSWAshfield 34
VICKew 26
VICSouth Yarra 24
QLDWide Bay 23
VICMaribyrnong 22
VICJolimont 21
NSWCrows Nest 15
Perth 14
TASHobart 14

First Division Seasons
VICAbbotsford 51
NSWAshfield 47
VICKew 45
NSWGoulburn & Monaro 42
VICSouth Yarra 41
VICJolimont 37
VICMaribyrnong 36
QLDWide Bay 34
NSWCrows Nest 28
VICGippsland 28

Legend:
Current season appearances in bold.
MOST RECENT DIVISION MOVEMENTS
First Division
(National)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICMaribyrnong41906**19191911
QLDWide Bay21901**19301912
NSWGoulburn & Monaro21901***1932--
VICSouthern Murray1901***19381934
VICAbbotsford131901**1941--
QLDDarling Downs1901**19421930
NSWAlexandria1906**19431909
VICKew31901**1945--
TASMersey1901**19451918
NSWSurry Hills1901**19461935
Perth41901**19471936
NSWBarrier1901**19481943
SASouth-East Districts1901**19491947
TASLaunceston1901**19501935
QLDNundah1913**19521941
QLDFortitude1901**19531947
NSWIllawarra1901**1954--
SASpencer Ports1901**19541944

Second Division
(South & West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICJolimont519011954**--
VICCorangamite19011954**1926
Fremantle219011953**--
VICGippsland19011953**--
VICCorio19011949**1920
South-West Districts19011947**1913
TASHobart319011943**--
SAYorke1901--**1929
VICMelbourne Ports19011902**1941
SAHindmarsh1901--**1948
Goldfields1901*1932**1950
Wheatbelt1913--**1951
TASDerwent1901--**1951
SAProspect19011924**1952
TASNorth-West Districts1901--**1952
SAMagill1949--**1953
VICWestern Districts1901--**1954
VICBlackburn1937--**1954

Second Division
(North & East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWCentral & Western Districts21901*1951**1906
NSWHawkesbury19341951**1945
NSWAshfield719011950**--
NSWCrows Nest219011946**1916
NSWClarence-Nambucca19011945**1919
NSWRichmond-Tweed19011941**1923
QLDCapricornia19011935**--
NSWWoollahra19011923**1910
QLDWoolloongabba119011909**1933
QLDTownsville1934--**1938
NSWMarrickville1922--**1948
NSWRiverina1901--**1949
NSWStrathfield1949--**1951
NSWNewcastle19011918**1952
NSWBankstown1949--**1952
NSWWarringah1922--**1953
QLDMount Gravatt1949--**1954
NSWParramatta1901--**1954

Third Division
(West)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICBallarat190119051952**
VICWimmera190119341951**
SAUnley1901--1939**
VICGoulburn Valley1949^--1927**
VICBendigo1901--1910**
NTTerritorians1922----**
SAAdelaide Ports1949----**
Canning1949----**
SARiverland1949----**
VICAltona1949----**
SAEdwardstown1949----**
VICMallee1949----**
VICSunshine1949----**
Stirling1955----**
SAModbury1955----**
Nedlands1949----**
Belmont1949----**
 

Third Division
(South)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
VICDandenong190119381954**
VICBalaclava190119401953**
VICSouth Yarra5190119441950**
VICNorthcote190119291949**
VICOakleigh1913--1949**
NSWAlbury1901--1940**
VICCamberwell1949----**
VICMornington1949----**
NSWWagga Wagga1949^----**
VICMoorabbin1949----**
VICLatrobe Valley1949----**
VICMalvern1949----**
VICPascoe Vale1949----**
ACTCanberra1949----**
VICHampton1949----**
VICBurnley1949----**
VICReservoir1949----**
VICWaverley1955----**

Third Division
(East)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
NSWRozelle190119491953**
NSWHurstville1949--1951**
NSWGlebe190119191946**
NSWRockdale190119031943**
NSWDubbo1949^----**
NSWBelmore1949----**
NSWRyde1949----**
NSWLiverpool1949----**
NSWBondi1949----**
NSWRevesby1949----**
NSWBlacktown1949----**
NSWChatswood1949----**
NSWMaroubra1949----**
NSWNarrabeen1949----**
NSWGranville1906----**
NSWEmu Plains1949----**
NSWDulwich Hill1949----**
NSWSutherland1955----**

Third Division
(North)
Team Est D1 D2 D3
QLDFar North Districts1901*--1954**
NSWNew England1901--1952**
NSWBathurst190119331944**
NSWHunter1901--1939**
QLDMaranoa190119321933**
NSWOrange1901--1906**
QLDCairns1949----**
QLDSouthern Districts1949----**
QLDPetrie1949----**
QLDWynnum1949----**
NSWLambton1949----**
QLDGympie-Nambour1949----**
QLDMackay1949----**
QLDIpswich1949----**
NSWLake Macquarie1949----**
NSWPort Macquarie1949----**
QLDCoot-Tha1949----**
 

Inactive Teams
Team End D1 D2 D3
NSWBotany195419521954--
VICRoyal Park1954193319541946
VICMaryborough & Castlemaine1912191119121905
NSWFive Dock1954--19531954
QLDCarpentaria1933--19281933
SAAngas1933--19201933
QLDMoreton1948--19051948
NSWUpper Hunter1933----1933
VICGrampians1921----1921
NSWEden-Monaro1921----1921
Coolgardie1912----1912
VICYarra Valley1912----1912
NSWDarling1912----1912
VICCastlemaine1905----1905
VICBenalla1905----1905

Legend:
= Number of First Division premierships, "Est" = Year established (^ denotes the year of re-establishment, * denotes a merger has subsequently taken place), "D1"/"D2"/"D3" = Most recent season last spent in each division (** denotes current division).